Smith Stearns Tennis Academy
Led by Stan Smith, former number-one player in the world and former USTA Director of Coaching, Billy Stearns, one of the world’s top coaches, and B.J. Stearns, former top nationally and internationally ranked player and Academy Director, the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy is uniquely designed for individual junior player development.
The academy was founded in 2002 to help prepare junior athletes for the highest level of competition possible in both collegiate and professional tennis. We promote a family atmosphere of intense training, camaraderie, and fun. The Smith Stearns approach speaks for itself as we have developed numerous state, sectional, national, and international champions over the years, as well as having one of the strongest college placement programs in the country.
The Smith Stearns Tennis Academy is located in the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The Academy utilizes the Sea Pine Racquet Club’s championship-level clay courts, which are safer for young, still-developing bones and joints than hard surfaces are.
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